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  1. Thread: Battery Optimization Query by compiler7
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 728

    Thanks for the responses. Mooly, I think I was...

    Thanks for the responses. Mooly, I think I was not clear. The 70% refers to my shorter days (say 3 hours). I do get about 9-10 hours on a complete charge (from 100% to plug in right now). If you...
  2. Thread: Battery Optimization Query by compiler7
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 728

    Battery Optimization Query

    I have a new Acer Aspire E5-576G laptop. I use it every day 3-7 hours, all on battery. I am amazed at the battery life.
    Ok, so at the end of the day, I plug it in overnight.
    Some nights the...
  3. Thread: Strange sporadic touchpad behavior by compiler7
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 2 Views 176

    Strange sporadic touchpad behavior

    I have an Acer W10 laptop. Approximately every 5 weeks or so, my touchpad suddenly becomes about 95% non-responsive. When I swipe on it, the cursor barely moves (maybe 1/8 inch to a full swipe). I...
  4. Thread: flash drive situation by compiler7
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 949

    The problem is they somehow combine reviews from...

    The problem is they somehow combine reviews from different Sandisk models. The actual description did not mention any LED light, but the reviews and questions/answers did.
    For me, it's not...
  5. Thread: flash drive situation by compiler7
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 949

    Techy: See my last reply. There is no LED

    Techy:

    See my last reply. There is no LED
  6. Thread: Can I automate screen resolution by compiler7
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 4 Views 1,061

    It sounds great via the description. I d/l it....

    It sounds great via the description.
    I d/l it.
    It's an .exe file.
    But when I click on it, nothing happens.

    Mel
  7. Thread: flash drive situation by compiler7
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 949

    I looked more carefully and there is no LED. I...

    I looked more carefully and there is no LED. I thought the slider also functioned as an LED. But this is what screwed me up, on Amazon:

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    Question: Does this have an LED that shows...
  8. Thread: flash drive situation by compiler7
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 949

    Not really in my skillset. It really isn't a...

    Not really in my skillset.
    It really isn't a problem, as the drive seems to function perfectly, except for the light.

    Mel
  9. Thread: flash drive situation by compiler7
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 949

    flash drive situation

    I bought a new Sandisk Cruzer 64 gb flash drive. But the little light on it does not work (in any USB port on any computer). When I google this, all the articles talk about a failed flash drive. But...
  10. Thread: Can I automate screen resolution by compiler7
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 4 Views 1,061

    Can I automate screen resolution

    I have W10

    I generally use the recommended display resolution (1920 X 1080).

    However there is one program I have where that resolution is unsatisfactory.

    So I have to always change that...
  11. Thread: How long to install 1903 update--new laptop by compiler7
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 3,442

    TC: Yep -- did a few updates after the 1903...

    TC:

    Yep -- did a few updates after the 1903 one and that is my version.

    What is the MRT and Flash updates?

    Mel
  12. Thread: How long to install 1903 update--new laptop by compiler7
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 3,442

    Results!

    Thanks for all your responses. So, I crossed my fingers and got busy. It looks like it all went well.
    I now have 1903. I suspect there will also be some security updates when I check later today.
    ...
  13. Thread: How long to install 1903 update--new laptop by compiler7
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 3,442

    How long to install 1903 update--new laptop

    I have a new W10 Acer laptop. Very nice, fast, SSD drive.
    So Update says it has 1903 awaiting my decision to d/l and install.
    Yet, I keep reading horror stories of problems or it takes MANY hours...
  14. Thread: Need help on basic sharing query by compiler7
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 177

    I meant to add that I have another W10 laptop....

    I meant to add that I have another W10 laptop.
    No joy as that folder is still not visible.

    I did set up sharing (via control panel network).

    I'm not sure how to give everyone rights. I am the...
  15. Thread: Need help on basic sharing query by compiler7
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 177

    Need help on basic sharing query

    OK, not an expert here.
    I have a W7 computer laptop.
    I then bought a W10 computer. It connected via the same router.
    I then created a folder and made it sharable.
    When I try file explorer on my...
  16. Thread: Laptop battery issue by compiler7
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 324

    Much improved

    If I just set battery saver mode, it improves greatly.

    However, I also found that disabling Cortano also works well, so that's what I did!

    Thanks,

    Mel
  17. Thread: Laptop battery issue by compiler7
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 324

    Laptop battery issue

    I have two identical model Toshiba laptops (L755 Satelite).. One has W7 and was working great with about a 5-6 hour time use on my 12-cell battery. The other has W10 but was only getting 2 1/2 hours...
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